Shomari Wade graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. from Howard University and received his J.D. from Tulane University Law School. He is a resident of Ward 1. Mr. Wade currently is a senior associate at Troutman Sanders LLP, where he specializes in government contract matters. Prior to his time at Troutman Sanders, Mr. Wade worked for both the Office of Policy and Legislative Affairs and Office of Boards and Commissions in the District’s Executive Office of the Mayor.